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COLLEGE PROFILE

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, MS

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $21,288
Out-of-state: $30,529
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,192
Out-of-state: $15,433
Room and Board
$8,650
Books and Supplies
$1,488
Other Expenses
$4,958
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Not reported
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002396
Free
Institution's own form 

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants541 (99.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need524 (96.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid524 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met43 (8.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met51%
Average Award$14,589
Need-Based Gift
Received by 500 (95.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,603
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 420 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,543
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 152 (29.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift157 (28.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,190
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,143 (41.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,110 (40.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,110 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met84 (7.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met47%
Average Award$14,554
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,020 (91.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,392
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 922 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,862
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 259 (23.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift562 (20.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,682
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
90%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$32,755
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
21.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
170
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
166
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
2
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
66
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,291
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.32 3.09 360 380 380 16
Low 3.10 2.50 360 380 380 16
High 3.57 3.69 360 380 380 17
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